Tara Chatterjee, divorced from her wealthy entrepreneur husband is living in San Francisco with a hippie carpenter. She is one of three sisters from a wealthy Brahmin family from East Bengal.
The plot swings back and forth from the small village in East Bengal where her ancestors live and San Francisco. There's a strong contrast between Tara, who is very assimilated, and her two older sisters, both of whom have held on to their Indian traditions. Yet ...
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